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Introduction to Project Management

May 09May 10

(2 days)
Fee (USD): $1950

Introduction

The most important thing to know about project management is that first and foremost it’s a way of thinking about projects. Whether it is implementing a marketing plan, launching a new product, implementing a new accounting system or any project, the methodology behind project management will greatly assist in obtaining success in the endeavour.

Project management is not simply drawing charts, or using project management software, or leading teams, or any other technical material. These are all means to an end: helping you control your projects to achieve your goals – on time, on budget, and according to performance standards.

Programme Objectives

The course will achieve the following objectives:

  • To understand basic project management terminology, methodology and the role of project manager.
  • To understand the fundamentals of Gantt charts, Critical Path Analysis & PERT.
  • To appreciate why projects fail and how failure can be avoided.
  • To appreciate the effect of Project Management on third parties.
  • To understand how to produce a project plan with effective budgeting.
  • To understand project management in terms of its project plan construction, identification of appropriate milestones, budget, and consideration of effective project review.
  • To outline basic tools and techniques of risk analysis and management.

Method and Approach

This programme is intensely interactive. Participants will apply the skills learned on the course directly and immediately to their own writing. The tutoring is supported by a comprehensive manual covering all aspects of the writing process and offering a list of resources for further work, including links to web resources.

The use of flip-charts, syndicate workshops and feedback sessions will encourage a fully participative and enjoyable event.

Duration

2 day

Who should attend?

Anyone working within a project, responsible for managing a project or managing project team members.

Course Content

This one-day course will cover the follow subjects:

  • An overview of a project
  • What is project management and project life-cycle
  • Teamwork, managing people and stakeholders
  • Team development
  • Project stages & project planning
  • Defining a projects goals and objectives
  • Budgeting and scheduling
  • Using PERT and CPM charts
  • How to make and use a Gantt chart
  • Managing the project
  • Project control and Earned Value
  • Monitoring and adjusting
  • Risk management
  • Negotiation skills
  • Why Projects fail
  • Effective meetings
  • How to close and wrap up a project

To discuss your training requirements and how this course can work for you, please contact us.

Details

Start:
May 09
End:
May 10
Cost:
$1950
Event Category:

Other

Reference
PM101
Duration
2 days
Location
Dubai